Producer And Announcer, All Things Considered
Crystal Ligori is the producer and newscaster for "All Things Considered" and produces the weekly radio program "Literary Arts: The Archive Project."
Before joining OPB, Crystal worked the active rock station KUFO in Portland. In addition to her on-air role, she was the interim music director and hosted a weekly, local music show. Before moving to Portland, Crystal worked at modern music station KZZU in Spokane, Washington, and at student-run radio station KBGA in Missoula, Montana.
Crystal earned her degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Montana. While there, she earned a Society of Professional Journalists award for television feature reporting and a Hearst Journalism Award for broadcast news radio features. Crystal is also a freelance voiceover artist.
A bill to grant undocumented immigrants the right to an Oregon driver’s license is awaiting the Governor’s signature. For Juan Navarro's family, it represents a bit of freedom from a constant fear.
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After being legalized in the 2018 Farm Bill, many are calling hemp the crop of the future. Oregon State University launched the Global Hemp Innovation Center, and farmers are also racing to discover the opportunities–and the challenges–of cashing in on Oregon’s fastest-growing crop.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," David Wolman and Julian Smith discuss their book, "Aloha Rodeo," which spotlights Hawaiian cowboys and a hidden gem from Western America’s history.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," poets Shayla Lawson, Stephanie Adams-Santos and Jane Wong perform poems and discuss their work, from Literary Arts’ Poets on Broadway series.
For the first time in 19 years, the Portland Trail Blazers are in the Western Conference Finals. But the road to get there was rocky. Courtside reporter Brooke Olzendam explains what’s happened so far and what to expect next.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," a discussion between Young Adult authors Marissa Meyer and Tochi Onyebuchi at the 2018 Portland Book Festival, moderated by Alicia Tate.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," novelist, journalist, and intellectual Amos Oz discusses Israeli literature, Hebrew, the Holocaust, and the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Jacqueline Woodson, acclaimed author of more than two dozen award-winning books for children and young adults, discusses writing and her career.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward and Whiting Award recipient Mitchell Jackson in conversation at the 2019 Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference, sponsored by Literary Arts and Lyceum Agency.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author of "Americanah" and "We Should All Be Feminists," discusses her journey as an author, from her childhood in Nigeria to the present-day.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", Jennifer Egan discusses her process for researching her most recent novel Manhattan Beach and the many inspiring people and places she discovered along the way.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", Ron Chernow discusses the life of a biographer, including re-casting familiar historical figures in a new light and a secret bias against those more elusive figures.